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Production Painter

Job Number:  28606
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  LexaMar Corporation
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Boyne City, MI, US, 49712

Group Description

The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.


Role Summary

Operates and applies with cone, disk, or nozzle type electrostatic painting equipment to spray negatively charged paint particles onto positively charged plastic work pieces on a manufacturing paint process line.

Key Responsibilities

Painting various products on the paintline production conveyor.  Set and adjust switches and dials to start flow current and to activate conveyor and paint spraying equipment. Turns valves and observes gauges to set pressure and to control flow of paint to each spray station.  Adjusts thermostat to maintain specified temperature in paint tanks. Inspects painted units for runs, sags, and unpainted areas and readjusts pressure valves to control direction and pattern of spray and to correct flaws in coating. Cleans paint from disks, cones, spray heads, and hoses. Hand sprays parts to cover unpainted areas. Must be aware of and comply with all health, safety and environmental policies. Other duties may be assigned.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Working knowledge of paint robotics, fluid control systems, spray guns, electrostatic bells, and other paint application equipment
  • Working knowledge of customer quality standards for exterior trim parts
  • Working knowledge of computers/software applications related to paint
  • Possess initiative and willingness to learn
  • Excellent communication, leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate flexibility and initiative in current role
  • Proven track record of performance and attendance
  • Ability to promote teamwork and creativity in the workplace
  • Strength and ability to troubleshoot and solve problems


  • Paint Line Efficiency
  • throughput/downtime of paint line
  • paint related defect rates
  • 100% Adherence to standard work via layered audits
  • Employee satisfaction via employee opinion survey
  • Continuous improvement
  • Returns through system results
  • Paint defects through system results
  • Uptime and yield


07--Operations F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Northern Michigan

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